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Ptarmigan Traverse 2016

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Despite inclement weather our team of 5 completed the classic “Traverse of the American Alps” in 3 nights 4 days. Highest point – 7,769’ Dome/Dana Glacier Col Lowest point – 1,499’ Downey Creek trail head (exit)     We shuttled cars, leaving 2 at the […]

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Chiwaukum Traverse

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Lesser known mountain crossing along a 11 mile ridge that connects Icicle Creek by Leavenworth to Highway 2. Contribute Follow us to adventure.

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Pickets Traverse

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Traveling across jagged peaks inspiring the look of a Picket fence this extremely remote and rugged corner of the North Cascades demands commitment, advanced alpine skills and deep knowledge of the terrain with an adventurous attitude. Contribute Follow us to adventure.

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Tatoosh Traverse

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Tatoosh Traverse Connect Peaks Adjacent to Mount Rainier on trail and rock scrambles. Summit 12 summits in 10 miles Stevens, Unicorn, Foss, Castle, Pinnacle, Plummer, Denman, Lane, Wahpenayo, Chutla, and Eagle Peak, Border Peak. Contribute   Follow us to adventure.

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Cougar Mountain Trails & Coal Creek Natural Area

Seattle hiking trails, best of the NW trail running, year-round trails Cougar Mountain Trails Issaquah Alps I90 Greenbelt Year-round trail access on a well-maintained trail system through lush forest makes Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park a popular close-by outing for the Seattle Metropolitan area. Boasting 35 miles of interconnected trails has varied terrain to appeal […]

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Top 10 Seattle City Park Trails #9: Schmitz Preserve Park Trail

Hiking Seattle Top 10 City Park Trails. This is a great short trail for kids with some magical surprises. Tucked in a West Seattle Ravine under a bridge you can drive right by Schmitz Preserve Park without even realizing its there.  This hidden gem features lush foliage, massive nursery logs and a stream running right […]

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